"Politico removes its claim that McCain’s tax cuts are ‘aimed directly at the middle class.’ (Updated)"
Earlier today, ThinkProgress criticized Politico.com for publishing a story that claimed John McCain’s proposed tax cuts for capital gains and dividends would be “aimed directly at the middle class.” Here was their original story’s lead:
Tonight, Politico published a new story on McCain’s tax cuts that removed the false claim. Instead, the article states that the tax cuts are “designed to lure investors back to the stock market.” Here’s their new story’s lead:
Note: The original story containing the false claim is still up on the Politico site.